Dealers Rush to Grab Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Chrysler dealerships have ordered over 8,000 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickups in the first weekend that they were able to do so.

Included in those orders across three days were over 400 diesel-powered half-ton pickups that have already been sold to customers. In addition, those 8,000 orders represents nearly half of the light-duty pickup’s normal monthly production.

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The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is expected to begin arriving dealerships within the next three weeks. The percentage of initial diesel orders by dealers is about double or triple what the automaker expected.

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[Source: Automotive News]

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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